El Chapo


Inside the Ornate World of El Chapo Nail Art

"Narco fashion is huge. It's such a part of our culture, it's so woven into our cultural fabric as Mexicans."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
Cartel Chronicles

In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl Is the New Boom Drug

Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Deborah Bonello

El Chapo Smuggled Coke Inside Fake Pickled Jalapeño Cans, Witness Testifies

The cartel transported an estimated $500 million worth of cocaine into the US in cans labeled La Comadre Pickled Jalapeño Peppers.
Jelisa Castrodale
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Introducing the 'Chapo: Kingpin on Trial' Podcast

VICE News is launching its first podcast just as the El Chapo trial begins.
VICE Staff
true crime

How a Brooklyn Gang May Have Gotten Crazy Rich Dealing for El Chapo

Experts suspect the Sinaloa Cartel of supplying heroin to Bushwick Crew, a flashy street gang cops say lived hard, fast, and deadly.
Francisco Alvarado
Board Games

We Asked Game Designers If the CIA's El Chapo Board Game Is Any Good

The newly declassified training board game "clearly was done by people who love games."
Michael Gaynor
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

ISIS, El Chapo, and Saving the Everglades

On this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we talk about ISIS's claim on the NYC terror attack, El Chapo's time in solitary confinement, and returning water to parts of Florida.
VICE Staff

Drug Smugglers Love This Janky Boat

The cheap, fast, and unremarkable panga boat has been a fixture off the California coast for years. Even after El Chapo's capture, it may be a cartel standard.
Dave Minsky

This Temple of Bones Is One of Mexico’s Top Restaurants

We spoke to chef Alfonso Cadena about why he lined the walls of Guadalajara’s Hueso with thousands of animal bones, and what happened when El Chapo’s sons were kidnapped at gunpoint at his other restaurant, La Leche.
Duncan Tucker
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump to be inaugurated as president, Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo extradited to the US, Kanye West gets another college course, and more.
VICE Staff

Drug Kingpin El Chapo Extradited from Mexico to US

Mexico agreed to the transfer last year under the condition that Guzman wouldn’t receive the death penalty.

We Asked Thundercat and Zack Fox to Review Absolutely Everything That Happened in 2016

"This is new internet-type shit, we're about to see everybody die this year."
Max Mertens